Issues in Research Methodology – II



“Know thyself, researcher!”

On language and paradigms

Download the PDF with the table Mara Griffo typed HERE.



Debate Issues (Review on research definitions)

Research Design – Language Studies

Qualitative Research Paradigms (focus on critical theory approaches)

Qualitative Research Paradigms (focus on constructivism)

Text production exercises

For our final paper (inspiration) – Personal writing on research processes (Mary Hanrahan)


The quality of research and the research process

– a lecture by Graham R Gibbs, University of Huddersfield


Part I – reliability, validity, generalizability and credibility

Part II – The quality of qualitative research

Part III – The process of research



This on-line test is, of course, only a game… But since we´ve been discussing the kind of researcher we want to be, maybe you’ll like to try it!!!

What type of researcher are you? (click to take the quiz)

Course Planning 2.2017

Meeting Theme(s) Activities
12th Course presentation

Debate Issues (review on research definitions

Reference:RICHARDS, K. Qualitative Inquiry in TESOL. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
19th  Classroom research design: dealing with multifactor environments and complexity. Main Readings

“From practice to theory and back again” – Claire Kramsch (2002)

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“Novices’ Struggles with Conceptual and Theoretical Framing in
Writing Dissertations and Papers for Publication” – Christine Pearson Casanave and Yongyan Li

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Suggested Readings

BERA – British Educational Research Association. Ethical Guidelines for Education Research. 2nd revision, 2011.

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Howe, K. & Moses, M. Ethics in educational research. In: Review of Research in Education, 1999, vol. 24, pp.21-60.

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 26th  Qualitative Research Paradigms: focus on critical approaches Main Readings

“Paradigmatic controversies, contradictions, and emerging confluences” – Yvonna Lincoln e Egon Guba (2010)Download here.

“Critical classroom discourse analysis” – B. Kumaravadivelu (1999)Download here.

Meeting  Theme(s) Activities
3rd Qualitative Research Paradigms: focus on constructivist approaches


Main Readings

“Paradigmatic controversies, contradictions, and emerging confluences” – Yvonna Lincoln e Egon Guba (2010)

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” – Leo Van Lier (2008 – pp. 596-605- In: The Handbook of Educational Linguistics)

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17th Graded workshop: academic texts’ analysis and production.  
24th  Project presentations  
31st Project presentations 

Course Wrap-up



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